Shilpa Shetty, the Bollywood actress born on 8th June 1975 is the firstborn of Surendra Shetty and Sunanda Shetty in Tamilnadu, India. Her pet name is ‘Silly Pooh’. Her sister’s name is Shamita Shetty. Shilpa Shetty is 5’10” tall. She is a Commerce graduate from Mumbai with Diploma in Fashion Design from SNDT. She can speak easily in several languages viz. English, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Telugu, Tamil, Tulu and basic French.
She began her career as a model with Limca. She made her debut in Bollywood in 1993 in Baazigar alongside Shahrukh Khan and Kajol, which was a big sensation. She co-starred with Akshay Kumar in Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994). In 1995 she performed with Saif Ali Khan, Govinda and Madhu in Hathkadi which was a flop. Having co-starred again with Akshay Kumar (with whom she had a relationship) and Sunil Shetty in Dhadkan (2000), she caught public attention.
She has been awarded a Filmfare Award for the Best Supporting Actress including nominations for Best Comedian for the movie Rishtey (2002). Till date, she has acted in about 50 films. Shilpa gained international recognition after the controversial incident on Celebrity Big Brother where racist comments were fired at her by her white inmates at the show and the row was aired by the media.
She managed to forgive her rivals, but the issue resulted in her winning the contest; she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Leeds Metropolitan University for her “dignity and poise” during the show. She is now happily married to Raj Kundra, an NRI businessman in South London.
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Raj Kundra, co-owner of Rajasthan Royals and Bollywood stunt hero Akshay Kumar joined hands for a new business venture. They have launched a new home-shopping channel, which will be aired from 18th March. The channel will be available across all major cable and direct-to-home (DTH) pla ... read more
The co-owner of IPL Rajasthan Royals, Raj Kundra and Shilpa Shetty have decided to sell their stake in the Indian Premier League team, Rajasthan Royals in the wake of Supreme Court finding Raj Kundra guilty of placing bets on IPL games. Shilpa’s dearest hubby in the morning tweeted about h ... read more
Even Bollywood celebrities can be star struck and that is what happened to the sizzling actress Shilpa Shetty when she met the Hollywood hunk Arnold Schwarzenegger on a trip. The thirty nine year old actress had been visiting Macau in China with her businessman husband Raj Kundra. The trip was to ... read more
Shilpa Shetty and her husband Raj Kundra met with an accident. Fortunately, they escape unhurt. While coming back from Jalandhar, Shilpa and Raj narrowly escape the mishap. The couple went to Jalandhat to address some promotional event. The accident took place when the other car tried to ... read more
Diwali is one of the biggest festivals in India and people from all walks of life try to enjoy it as they can. In the film industry, festivals are always celebrated with much enthusiasm. It is an opportunity to bond with friends and colleagues from the industry and also gives rise to newer equati ... read more
Only three days to go for the festival of lights and Bollywood is geared up for the Diwali and celebration kick-starts. In the weekend, Shipa Shetty and her businessman husband Raj Kundra threw a grand pre-Diwali party and close friends from the industry attended the party. Shilpa's paren ... read more
Loving wife and Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty threw a lavish party to celebrate husband Raj Kundra’s birthday and it saw many well known faces from Bollywood attending the bash. Shilpa Shetty parents Sunanda Shetty and Surendra Shetty were first to arrive for the party. Tabu who will be ... read more
The glamorous diva Shilpa Shetty Kundra is noted for her love for saris and in most of the TV shows she is seen wearing beautiful ethnic saris that catch the fancy of the audience. The response and encouragement from audience has led her to create her own brand of saris. The line of saris is name ... read more
Shilpa Shetty visited the Andheri ka raja Lord Ganapati Pandal in Mumbai along with her parents Surendra Shetty and Sunanda Shetty. Shilpa, who is an ardent devotee of Lord Ganesh brings Ganpati every year at her home.This year too brought home Ganpati idol and dance all way out ... read more
Two long legged Bollywood actresses, Shilpa Shetty and Sushmita Sen kick-started the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2014. Shilpa and Sushmita turned showstopper for ace designers, Masaba Gupta and Amit Aggarwal. S ... read more